20 Jul '11, 12am

5 Reasons Why the Chamber of Commerce Can Be a Force for Green

5 Reasons Why the Chamber of Commerce Can Be a Force for Green

This week in Las Vegas, the Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) -- the U.S. Chamber of Commerce 's corporate citizenship affiliate -- sidled up to the blackjack table and placed a few chips on the table by hosting its first conference focused on environmental sustainability. More specifically, the National R4 Conference for Business Leaders in Environmental Innovation focused on how companies can share and foster best practices related to environmental innovation. Environmental sustainability and Employee, Health and Safety executives from companies including Baxter, Intel, IBM, UPS and Shell joined execs from regional Chambers of Commerce to participate. R4 stands for Revitalization, Reinvention, Resilience and Responsibility. Representing the BCLC's first foray into the environmental sustainability waters, the R4 conference and focus on environmental innovation is a ...

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